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The GMS Excellence in HR Scholarship

GMS is excited to announce that we have created a $2,500 college scholarship, open to eligible students across the country. The GMS Excellence in HR scholarship is an opportunity for the company to provide support to gifted students working towards a career in the fields of Sales and HR.

The registration deadline for this scholarship is August 15, 2021.

Eligibility Criteria for the Scholarship

To be considered for the scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • You are currently enrolled at an accredited university.
  • Full course load (12 credit hours/semester).
  • You have a 3.0 GPA (or higher).
  • You will submit an 400-600 word essay explaining your path towards a career in HR and/or sales.
  • You can provide an unofficial transcript.
  • You accept these terms and conditions (see below).

Applying for the Scholarship

To apply for the GMS Excellence in HR Scholarship, an eligible applicant must submit an essay (400-600 words) explaining what led you towards a career in Sales or HR and how you see those skills benefiting a business. The applicant must provide their information in the fields provided and upload their essay for review. Additionally, the student must upload their unofficial transcript to (a) prove their enrollment in an accredited university and (b) show a 3.0 grade-point average (GPA) or higher.

Deadline for Submissions

To be considered for the scholarship, student applicants must submit their information by no later than August 15, 2021. Due to the high number of submissions anticipated, forms submitted after the due date will not be considered for the scholarship.

About GMS

GMS is a professional employer organization and benefits administrator. The company partners with over 1,800 small to mid-sized businesses across the country, helping them to outsource all of their administrative functions. This scholarship was created in hopes of helping gifted student, alleviate some of the financial burdens that come with earning a degree.


The GMS Excellence in HR Scholarship Terms and Conditions

The GMS Excellence in HR Scholarship is awarded once per year to a deserving student who meets all of the following eligibility criteria:

  • Applicant is a student based in the United States.
  • Applicant attends an accredited university.
  • Applicant has a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0.
  • Applicant submits a persuasive essay.
  • Applicant provides an unofficial transcript.
  • Applicant follows all submission instructions.

Only applicants who meet these criteria will be considered for the scholarship.

Non-Discrimination Clause

Group Management Services will not discriminate against applicants based on sex, gender, race, national origin, family status, age, or other legally protected classes when making decisions regarding the winning applicant.

Selection of Applicants

Applications for the GMS Excellence in HR will be reviewed by committee. The committee will award the scholarship to the student it finds most deserving. Any applications that do not closely follow all requirements will be discarded by GMS. The decisions of the scholarship committee are final.

Notification of the Winner

Due to the high number of applicants, only the winning applicant will be notified. GMS will notify the winner in August 2021. Status updates will not be provided to all applicants.

Privacy Disclosure

Application materials submitted to the scholarship committee become the property of GMS. However, the company will not engage in the sale, distribution, or sharing of private applicant information with outside parties.
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